Assistance Skills

Assistance Skills
Hansen‚ W.B.‚ & McNeal‚ R.B. 1997
During the past 30 days‚ how many times have you given friends advice to help them solve a problem?
No times
1 to 2 times
3 to 4 times
5 to 6 times
7 or more times
2. During the past 30 days‚ how many times have you told friends about what other people have said about them to help them understand their problems?
No times
1 to 2 times
3 to 4 times
5 to 6 times
7 or more times
3. During the past 30 days‚ how many times have you tried to stop a friend from doing something that was bad for them?
No times
1 to 2 times
3 to 4 times
5 to 6 times
7 or more times
10 or more times
4. During the past 30 days‚ how many times have you told a friend about a counselor or other source of help they could use to help them solve a personal problem?
No times
1 to 2 times
3 to 4 times
5 to 6 times
7 or more times
10 or more times
5. How often do your friends come to you seeking your advice?
All the time/ Quite often/ Rarely/ Never
This instrument can be found on pages 103-104 of Core Measures Initiative Phase I Recommendations‚ Center for Substance Abuse Prevention. Available online at:http://vvv.dmhas.state.ct.us/sig/pdf/uconn/core_measures.pdf
This instrument can be found in CSAP’s Core Measures document on pages 103-104. Assistance Skills Scale.doc
Dr. Bill Hansen
Tanglewood Research Inc.
701 Albert Pick Road
Greensboro‚ NC 27409
336-662-0090
Hansen‚ W.B.‚ & McNeal‚ R.B. How D.A.R.E. works: An examination of program effects on mediating variables. Health Education & Behavior. 1997; 24(2): 165-176.